7 WMS Must Haves

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W A R E H O U S E Simple Interface When choosing a WMS, look for easy to follow menus and help screens that can improve usability. Make sure the WMS allows for simplified data entry and creation of template reports and charts. You might want a real- time dashboard view that gives users a single location to access all their most critical data. A WMS with a simple interface means that: • Users spend less time setting up and monitoring daily operations and can quickly adapt. • New employees can also be up and running in a matter of hours instead of weeks. • All employees will be able to leverage the new technology to work smarter. Door-to-door Item Tracking From the moment you receive an item into your warehouse until it leaves through the dock, your warehouse management system should track its every move. At minimum, your WMS should follow: • Receiving and putaway • Order picking and order shipping • Cycle counting (inventory audits) MANAGEMENT S Y S T E M for a 7 a

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